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Ordinary Medicine

Extraordinary Treatments, Longer Lives, and Where to Draw the Line

by Sharon R. Kaufman

<p>Most of us want and expect medicine’s miracles to extend our lives. In today’s aging society, however, the line between life-giving therapies and too much treatment is hard to see—it’s being obscured by a perfect storm created by the ...

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Organ-Selective Actions of Steroid Hormones

by D.T. Baird, R. Krattenmacher & G. Schütz

<p>Steroids regulate differentiation, growth and functioning of many tissues via a nuclear receptor gene activation mechanism. Molecular biology has opened the way for more detailed investigation of the complex set of intracellular interactions ...

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Orthopaedic Problems in Inherited Skeletal Disorders

by F. Horan & P. Beighton

<p>Inherited skeletal disorders have a fascination for many medical and surgical disciplines. For the geneticist there is interest in the study of families and their inheritance of lesions. The paediatrician is concerned because most of the ...

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Our Genes, Our Choices

How Genotype and Gene Interactions Affect Behavior

by David Goldman

<p><em>Our Genes, Our Choices: How Genotype and Gene Interactions Affect Behavior</em> — First Prize winner of the 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Basic and Clinical Sciences — explains how the complexity of human behavior, including concepts of

ISBN: 9780123972019

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Oxford Desk Reference: Clinical Genetics and Genomics

by Helen V. Firth & Jane A. Hurst

<p>A popular and easy-to-use guide, this book is a must-have tool for clinical consultations in genetics and genomic medicine. Ideal for quick reference during practice, it covers the process of diagnosis, investigation, management, and ...

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Oxford Handbook of Genetics

by Guy Bradley-Smith, Sally Hope, Helen V. Firth & others

<p>The Oxford Handbook of Genetics provides an essential overview of this complex subject, distilled into an accessible format for primary care practitioners and junior doctors. It can be used as an aide memoire to gain advice on dealing with ...

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Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology

by Richard A. Watts, Philip G. Conaghan, Christopher Denton & others

<p>The field of rheumatology has undergone numerous exciting advances in recent years, especially the development of biological drugs with novel targets, made possible by rapid advances in the basic science of musculoskeletal diseases together ...

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Oxidative Stress Mechanisms and their Modulation

by Mohinder Bansal & Naveen Kaushal

<p>Research over the years has demonstrated that free radicals mediated oxidative stress lies at the helm of almost all patho-physiological phenomena. These findings emphasize on the need to understand the underlying molecular mechanism(s) and ...

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Parental Obesity: Intergenerational Programming and Consequences

by Lucy R. Green & Robert L. Hester

<p>In this book, leading figures in the field of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease provide up-to-date information from human clinical trials, cohorts, and animal physiology experiments to reveal the interdependence between parental ...

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Parental Responsibility in the Context of Neuroscience and Genetics

by Kristien Hens, Daniela Cutas & Dorothee Horstkötter

<p>Should parents aim to make their children as <em>normal</em> as possible to increase their chances to “fit in”? Are neurological and mental health conditions a part of children’s identity and if so, should parents aim to remove or treat ...

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Parkinson's Disease: Genetics and Pathogenesis

by Dawson, Ted M.

<P>An authoritative collection of recent breakthroughs in Parkinson's Disease (PD) research, <B>Parkinson's Disease: Genetics and Pathogenesis</B> spans key findings on the mechanisms of neurodegeneration and the role of specific genes that may ...

ISBN: 9781420019223

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Pediatric Cataract

by P. Nucci

<p>This volume presents the latest trends in the management of pediatric cataract. It covers everything from the role of genetic and systemic work-up to the state of the art in surgery. Discussions include ocular modifications after surgery, the

ISBN: 9783318058208

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Personalised Medicine

Lessons from Neurodegeneration to Cancer

by Sherif El-Khamisy

<p>The mammalian genome is constantly challenged by exogenous and endogenous threats. Although much is known about the mechanisms that maintain genome integrity, little is known about the applications of this knowledge to combat human disease. ...

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Personalized Epigenetics

by Tollefsbol, Trygve

<p><i>Personalized Epigenetics</i> discusses the core translatability of epigenetics to health management of individuals who have unique variations in their epigenetic signatures that can guide both disorder and disease prevention and therapy. ...

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Perspectives in Translational Research in Life Sciences and Biomedicine

Translational Outcomes Research in Life Sciences and Translational Medicine, Volume 2

by Ena Ray Banerjee

<p>This book is a collation of translational research outcomes in the area of life research, which was formerly used mainly for academic pursuits. The studies described focus on innovative interdisciplinary approaches to unraveling problems in ...

ISBN: 9789811058707

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Pharmacogenetics

by Hall, Ian P.

The only source on the subject to offer both an overview and a disease-based approach, this reference text spans the wide array of technical, methodological, regulatory, and ethical issues related to pharmacogenetics and stresses the impact of ...

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Philosophy of Behavioral Biology

by Kathryn S. Plaisance & Thomas A.C. Reydon

<p>This volume provides a broad overview of issues in the philosophy of behavioral biology, covering four main themes: genetic, developmental, evolutionary, and neurobiological explanations of behavior. It is both interdisciplinary and ...

ISBN: 9789400719514

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Phycobiliproteins: Recent Developments and Future Applications

by Vinod K. Kannaujiya, Shanthy Sundaram & Rajeshwar P. Sinha

<p>Phycobiliproteins are water soluble, brilliantly colored accessory light-harvesting macromolecules organized in a supramolecular complexes on photosynthetic apparatus in cyanobacteria, red algae and cryptomonads. The objective of this book is

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Phylogenetic Perspectives on the Vertebrate Immune System

by Manickam Sugumaran, Edwin L. Cooper & Gregory Becker

<p>This book contains the proceedings of the first meeting on invertebrate immunity ever sponsored as a summer research conference by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). The conference was held in Copper ...

ISBN: 9781461512912

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Phylogenomics

An Introduction

by Christoph Bleidorn

<p>This unique textbook provides a clear and concise overview of the key principles of the complex field of phylogenomics, with a particular focus on sequencing technologies that are crucial to studying and understanding interrelations in ...

ISBN: 9783319540641

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